Sky sailors: True stories of the balloon era

Title Sky sailors: True stories of the balloon era
Names Bristow, David.
Book Number DB073261
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Discusses human flight before the invention of the airplane. Recounts the balloon-based travels of daring men and women from 1783 to the early 1900s, including two children who went up by accident. Describes the dangers posed by high winds, lightning, lack of oxygen, and extreme cold. For grades 4-7. 2010.
Narrator Avers, Roy.
Local Subject Young Adult Book - YA
Young Adult Non-Fiction - YN
History, United States - HUS
Juvenile Book - JU
History - HST
Juvenile Non-Fiction - JN
Short Book - SH
Audience Notes Male narrator.
For grades 4-7.
LC Subject Balloonists - Biography - Juvenile literature
Balloonists - History - Juvenile literature
Call Number j910.4 JNF
Language English
Released 2010
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2010 (American Printing House for the Blind, recording studio)
Original Publication Recorded from: 1st ed. New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, c2010. 9780374370145
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